ACTIVE ADULT 55+ ACTIVITIES


Prosper offers several programs tailored to Active Adults aged 55 or better. If you have questions about Active Adult activities, please send an email to
 programs@prospertx.gov or call 
972-569-1160.



 



Monthly Lecture Series
All lectures are hosted free of charge with reservation at The 407 Rec Center.

Home & Weather Safety

Monday, April 29th | 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Make your home safe for you and your family during times of disaster and extreme weather events. Join us for simple tips and solutions you can do now that will save lives in the future. We all practiced fire drills when we were kids in school, but we spend more time in our home and every second counts when everything is on the line!

Make your reservation here.

Tech Time with Jessika

Monday, May 20th | 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Bring your technology devices and questions. Come learn about new features, applications, and devices from a seasoned IT professional!

Make your reservation here. 


Special Programs

Book Club Kickoff

Wednesday, April 24th | 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. | The 407 Rec Center

Join us to learn more about what our Book Club involves, future dates, future books, mingle with other book enthusiasts, and receive the first book selection. Light refreshments will be served so be sure to attend! 

AARP Smart Driver Safety Course

Wednesday, May 1st | 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | The 407 Rec Center

Instructor: Dr. Judy Converso, AARP District Coordinator
Cost: $20 for AARP members, $25 for non-members. Cash/Check ONLY.

The class will start promptly on the hour! Doors open 15 minutes early. Be ready to become a smarter, safer driver on the road! Sign up to:

  • - Learn research-based safety strategies that can reduce the likelihood of having a crash.
  • - Learn how aging, medications, alcohol, and other health-related issues affect driving ability, and ways to adjust to allow for these changes.
  • - Know how to drive safely when sharing the road with other road users.
  • - Learn when driving may no longer be safe.
  • - Learn the newest safety and advanced features in vehicles.
  • - Increase confidence.

Required: AARP card (members only), valid driver's license, and payment (cash/check ONLY) to be paid onsite before the course.

Make your reservation here.

AARP Smart Driver Technologies Seminar

Wednesday, May 15th | 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. | The 407 Rec Center

Instructor: Dr. Judy Converso, AARP District Coordinator
Cost: FREE

This workshop covers important life-saving vehicle safety technology for mature drivers that are in the market for a new car or who have recently purchased a new vehicle (within past 5-7 years). Topics covered include Automatic Emergency Braking, Blind Spot Warnings, Drowsy Driver Alerts, and more. For additional information, click here to watch a 1-minute video overview or visit aarp.org/sdtek.

Make your reservation here.

Weekly Activities


Bowling

Join us every Tuesday for a fun-filled afternoon of bowling, meeting new people, getting exercise, and sharing laughter. Our laid-back group is not a league; there are no obligations, penalties, competition, or teams. You're welcome to come once or on a weekly basis, and we encourage bowlers of all skill levels to join us! Whether you score an 85 or a 185, you'll feel right at home. Registration is not required.

Tuesdays, 1:00 p.m. @ Strikz Entertainment, 8789 Lebanon Rd, Frisco, TX 75034

$12 per week due at the door. This covers three games and shoes.  You only pay for the weeks you play.

For questions about bowling, please contact Barbara Cottone at bcottone@prospertx.gov or 972-569-1052
 

Friday Activities in April!

Social Time: April 5th, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Hang out at the 407 Rec Center to play games, solve puzzles, or just relax with friends.

Needleworks: April 12th, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Do you crochet, knit, needlepoint, or enjoy any other needle craft? Come join us to share your talents and visit with others.

Mahjong: April 19th, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

A timeless tile-matching game of strategy and skill.

Cash Bingo: April 26th, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. *NEW*

$10 for up to 10 games, depending on amount of players. 3 chances to win per game. We will pay out up to $10 per game. Any amount leftover will be raffled off. No registration required.

Weekly Games

At The 407 Rec Center, 407 E. First St.
Dominoes:  Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
CanastaThursdays, 12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

***All Active Adult activities will be moved to the Community Room at Town Hall starting May 31st***

There will be no Active Adult activities during these dates:
May 27th - 30th
June 10th - 21st
July 16th



View our Fitness and Day Trip offerings below!

 

 

Currently Registering
Chair Yoga - 2024 Spring REGISTER

Chair yoga is great for those with limited mobility, vertigo, or those who have a sedentary lifestyle. Chair Yoga allows the yoga instructor to adapt postures making it accessible to everyone. A chair practice incorporates all of the tools of a regular yoga class such as deep breathing, postures and relaxation. The student receives the same benefits as a mat class without the difficulty of getting on the floor.

Try Chair Yoga to:

  • Reduce stress and anxiety
  • Improve strength
  • Increase flexibility and range of motion
  • Improve circulation and blood pressure
  • Better and deepen breathing

March: 4 classes, $48 for the month or $15 drop-in

April: 4 classes, $48 for the month or $15 drop-in

May: 5 classes, $60 for the month or $15 drop-in

Date Information: Thursdays, 8:00-9:00 a.m.
Cost Information: $12 per class when registering for the session; $15 to drop-in to one class
Age Rqmt: 18+
Contact: Stephanie Kimball - 214-282-5058 - prosperkimballs@gmail.com

Wonders of Weatherford - 2024 Spring REGISTER

Embark on a captivating day trip through Weatherford, a lively town just west of Fort Worth, brimming with diverse attractions and rich history. Our itinerary includes Chandor Gardens, Museum of the Americas, and the Doss Heritage Center. As we explore, we'll discover the town's fascinating past, highlighted by renowned landmarks like the Pythian Home for Children and the historic Courthouse. Guided by local historian Byron, we'll unravel the stories behind Weatherford's Victorian homes, Greenwood Cemetery, and the legacy of Mary Martin. Join us for a day of exploration and enlightenment in the charming town that shaped a Broadway legend.

Lunch is NOT included in the price. Each participant will be responsible for bringing their own money for lunch and souvenirs. Please view Shep's Eatery menu here.

We are leaving from Prosper Town Hall at 7:30 a.m. Arrival back will be approximately 7:00 p.m. Please arrive early with a signed waiver, sent the week before departure.

Date Information: Friday, May 3, 2024 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Cost Information: Early Bird: $115 Regular: $130
Age Rqmt: 50+
Contact: Alyssa Boyd - 972-569-1139 - aboyd@prospertx.gov
Mission: To provide active and passive recreational opportunities for all citizens of Prosper in an accessible, safe environment, while promoting the preservation of the Town's natural resources.
Vision: To create a happy, healthy, inclusive, vibrant, and engaged community where residents of all ages can live, learn, work, and play.